The Spotify, Pandora, iRadio and Google Music Conundrum.

Or more specifically the avoidance of royalties by turning accountability into an over complex, confusing and difficult problem. Is the launch of iRadio about to make things even more confusing? Oh for the days of itunes! Your track was downloaded, apple (and your aggregator) took their cut and you the artist got the tangible residue. ...

Radiolab – The Noise Of Hearts And Minds

Radiolab - The Noise Of Hearts And Minds
Hailing from Frederick in Maryland, Radiolab are producing extraordinary and unconventional music that doesn’t easily fit into any well worn genre. Dane Di Pierro & Meghan Redding (the duo who comprise Radiolab) use film samples and dense layers of synths and guitar. In an attempt at describing the impossible they claim to (synthesise something original ...

MRK2 Gets Rotation Radio Play

Aurovine artist MRK2 (currently residing at No.10 in our charts) has been picked up from his Aurovine profile by ND Jamz Radio. Based in New Brunswick in the US ND Jamz featured MRK2 album Retrospecto in a continuous megamix loop over several days in May. MRK2’s Aurovine profile is bringing in renewed interest following a ...

Dropshard release remixed versions of 1st 2 EP’s on Aurovine

Italian prog metal outfit Dropshard have released remixed versions of their first 2 EP’s for the first time at Aurovine. Following on from the success of their Anywhere But Home album (Sonic Vista Label 2011) the band have seen an increasing demand for their services both in the studio and in a live environment. DSI ...

WORLD5 to release new single ‘Maybe There’s a Way’ June 18

WORLD5 will release  ‘Maybe There’s a Way’ on June 18, 2013. World5 are due to release their debut album later this year following the success of debut single Man Of Action ‘Maybe There’s a Way’ promises a slightly mellower feel than ‘Man Of Action’ more in the style of the Joe Jackson number “Is She ...

Wasteland Win Accelerator 2!

Wasteland Win Accelerator 2!
Amongst all the craziness of the Aurovine site growth and new features Wasteland emerged as the winners of our latest Accelerator initiative. They picked up points for fan recruitment, streams, downloads and chart position to end the 2 week competition just ahead of 2 other artists. The prize for accelerator 2 consists of: A full ...

Aurovine For Fans – Launched Today! Listen, Rate & Share!

Aurovine For Fans - Launched Today! Listen, Rate & Share!
We’ve been listening to both artist and fan feedback at Aurovine and today we launch a unique and interactive way for fans to engage with the platform and help bands with some fun and cool features. We’re the only online music site to have a quick and easy Listen Rate and share system. In a ...

the music industry is changing, but has the way we do business changed?…..explore the art of crowdfunding!

Part 3 – Involve your Audience – ‘Fundervine’ and the art of crowdfunding I always remember during my time as an IT salesman, a then boss once taught me a phrase he used a lot in our business meetings, “people buy off people……” and everyone who he spoke to would smile and nod in agreement. ...

the music industry is changing, but has the way we do business changed?….. Part 2 – Be original – Surprise me!

the music industry is changing, but has the way we do business changed?..... Part 2 – Be original – Surprise me!
Part 2 – Be original – Surprise me! In 1984 Depeche Mode released their fourth studio album ‘Some Great Reward’ introducing classic tracks such as People are People, Master and Servant and Somebody to the world for the first time. What was interesting about that album which was highly acclaimed in the UK was that ...

The music industry is changing, but has the way we do business? Pt 1 – have a plan

The music industry is changing, but has the way we do business?  Pt 1 - have a plan
Part 1 – have a plan. The music industry is changing, but has the way we do business changed? A few weeks ago I wrote a brief blog on the importance of video as an online tool for promoting you as an artist or band. It occurred to me that even with this and all ...